Spring Event Report

people watching a presentationOver one hundred and fifty mainly senior residents of Barnet attended the Barnet Seniors’ Assembly Spring Event held at Woodhouse College in Finchley on the 13th April 2016. The organisers were a little apprehensive as to numbers this time given the new venue. We shouldn’t have been; people turned up soon after 10am and began chatting to friends, old and new over a cup of tea or coffee. Continue reading “Spring Event Report”

Barnet Senior Insider, Issue 5 (March / April 2016)

Barnet Senior Insider 5 PDF (March / April 2016) is now available to download here (PDF 620kB, 8 sides of A4).

The full text is only available as a PDF this time.

The Insider contains news for senior citizens in Barnet. It gives people practical information about local services, support, events, places to go and things to do that could interest them and help them to live their lives to the full.

Contents of Insider 5

  • Start a conversation
  • A friendly chat or call can make all the difference
  • Interested in volunteering?
  • Ever thought of giving some of your time to help others in the community?
  • U3A – University of the Third Age
  • Learning for pleasure
  • Sometimes it helps to talk
  • North London Hospice
  • The Reader Organisation
  • Weekly shared reading groups
  • Personal Health Budgets
  • Benefit from increased choice and control
  • Not sure? Don’t open the door!
  • Don’t let unknown callers into your home
  • Know the limit…!
  • Many electrical fires can be avoided by following some simple actions
  • Making small changes to keep active
  • Keep healthy through physical activity, not just exercise
  • Ask Bob
  • What is an endoscopy?
  • Out and About in Barnet
  • Things to do

    To read the full text of these articles, download the Insider 5 PDF.

    Barnet Seniors’ Assembly – 13 April 2016

    Free Public Event

    • Wednesday 13th April 2016
    • 10am (Registration) – 2.30pm – Buffet Lunch provided
    • Woodhouse College, Woodhouse Road, Finchley, N12 9EY (Buses 134 & 221 stop outside or 5 minute walk from Tally Ho Corner bus station)

    Speakers on :

    • Scams – For-warned is for-armed
    • Patient Matters – Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group
    • Altogether Better – Barnet Ageing Well Programme


    Please book on Email: bsabarnet@outlook.com or phone 0203 778 0151

    Barnet Senior Insider, Issue 4 (January / February 2016)

    News for senior citizens in Barnet
    • Keeping well • Keeping safe • Staying active • Making friends

    For a paper copy of this newsletter, download and print Barnet Senior Insider 4 PDF (PDF 293kB, 4 sides A4)

    Three ladies at a table with mugs


    • Living in a digital world
    • Tips to protect you against scams
    • Bedtime Routine
    • Steps for staying steady
    • Life After Stroke
    • Living with cancer
    • Life is for living
    • Out & About in Barnet

    Continue reading “Barnet Senior Insider, Issue 4 (January / February 2016)”

    Barnet Senior Insider, Issue 3 (November / December 2015)

    The guide for senior citizens in Barnet

    • Keeping well • Keeping safe • Staying active • Making friends

    For a paper copy of this newsletter, download and print BSA Newsletter 3 PDF (PDF 297kB, 4 sides A4)



    • Keeping Warm this Winter
    • Is your home at risk of fire?
    • Keep safe and stay scam aware
    • Keep well get vaccinated
    • Love, care and safety for pets
    • Singing for the brain
    • Dementia Cafes in Barnet
    • Future care planning

    Continue reading “Barnet Senior Insider, Issue 3 (November / December 2015)”

    Quiz and Fish & Chip Supper – 13 November 2015

    Barnet Seniors’ Assembly Quiz Night with a Fish & Chip Supper

    • Friday 13th November 2015
    • 7pm until 10pm
    • Old Finchleians Memorial Grounds, 12 Southover, North Finchley N12 7JE
    • £10.00 per person including Fish & Chips

    Bookings are being taken now, contact us by email at bsabarnet@outlook.com or phone 0203 778 0151.

    A table of 6 – 8 people is just £10.00 per person to include Fish & Chips. We are happy to make tables up if you are coming alone or in a small group.